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u.s. Department of justice Amendment to Registration Statement

Washington, DC 20530 Pursuant to the Foreign Agents Registration Act of

1938, as amended

INSTRUCTIONS. File this amendment form for any changes to a registration. Compliance is accomplished by filing an electronic amendment to

registration statement and uploading any supporting documents at

Privacy Act Statement. The filing of this document is required for the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. § 611 et seq.,

for the purposes of registration under the Act and public disclosure. Provision ofthe information requested is mandatory, and failure to provide the

information is subject to the penalty and enforcement provisions established in Section 8 of the Act. Every registration statement, short form

registration statement, supplemental statement, exhibit, amendment, copy of informational materials or other document or information filed with the

Attorney General under this Act is a public record open to public examination, inspection and copying during the posted business hours ofthe

Registration Unit in Washington, DC Statements are also available online at the Registration Unit's webpage: One copy of

every such document, other than informational materials, is automatically provided to the Secretary of State pursuant to Section 6(b) ofthe Act, and

copies of any and all documents are routinely made available to other agencies, departments and Congress pursuant to Section 6(c) ofthe Act. The

Attorney General also transmits a semi-annual report to Congress on the administration ofthe Act which lists the names of all agents registered under

the Act and the foreign principals they represent. Thisreport is available to the public in print and online at:

Public Reporting Burden. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours per response, including the

time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the

collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions

for reducing this burden to Chief, Registration Unit, Counterespionage Section, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington,

DC 20530; and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.

1. Name of Registrant

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

2. Registration No.


3. This amendment is filed to accomplish the following indicated purpose or purposes:

g) To give a 10-day notice of change in information as required by Section 2(b) ofthe Act.

• To correct a deficiency in

• Initial Statement

• Supplemental Statement for the period ending

• Other purpose (specify)

• To give notice of change in an exhibit previously filed.

4. If this amendment requires the filing of a document or documents, please list:

Terms of engagement document

5. Each item checked above must be explained below in full detail together with, where appropriate, specific reference to and identity

ofthe item in the registration statement to which it pertains. (If space is insufficient, a full insert page must be used.)

Effective November 16,2011 the terms of engagement with the Republic of Korea Embassy have changed. A new

engagement letter is attached.

Formerly CRM-158 F0RM NSD.S

Revised 03/11

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In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1746, the undersigned swear(s) or affirm(s) under penalty of perjury that he/she has (they have) read

the information set forth in this registration statement and the attached exhibits and that he/she is (they are) familiar with the contents

thereof and that such contents are in their entirety true and accurate to the best of his/her (their) knowledge and belief, except that the

undersigned make(s) no representation as to the truth or accuracy ofthe information contained in the attached Short Form Registration

Statement(s), if any, insofar as such information is not within his/her (their) personal knowledge.

(Date of signature) (Print or type name under each signature or provide electronic signature 1 )

November 21,2011 Isl Melissa Laurenza eSigned

This statement shall be signed by the individual agent, if the registrant is an individual, or by a majority of those partners, officers, directors or persons performing similar

functions, if the registrant is an organization, except that the organization can, by power of attorney, authorize one or more individuals to execute this statement on its behalf.

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Mr. Gheewan Kim

Minister for Economic Affairs

Republic of Korea Embassy

2450 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20008

Re: Terms of Engagement

Dear Mr. Kim:

October 31,2011

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Akin Gump

Strauss Hauer & Feldup


202.887.411 B/fax. 1.202.887.4268

I am pleased to confirm our representation of Republic of Korea Embassy in connection

with strategic consulting and legislative outreach services. The firm appreciates your confidence

in us, and we look forward to continuing to work with you.

The Embassy will be billed a monthly retainer fee of $30,000 per month from November

1, 2011, through December 31, 2011. Our standard practice is to bill on a monthly basis. This

allows our clients to monitor both current and cumulative fees and expenses.

We very much appreciate your continued confidence in the firm and look forward to

working with you.




yyM, Wf_ll

^Scott Parvefr


Robert S. Strauss Building /1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. / Washington, DC. 20036-1584 / 202.887.40001 fax: 202.887.4288I a .ingump com

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